Who was Aristotle? - Definition & Philosophy

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According to Aristotle's four causes, the material cause of a painting of a flower would be:

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1.

Based on the following two premises, what would be the conclusion to this syllogism?

premise 1 All cows are animals.

premise 2 Bessie is a cow.

conclusion Therefore ...?

2. Aristotle's school was named what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the philosophy of Aristotle. Some of the areas that you will be assessed on include the philosopher's legacy and the main categories of his work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Concept of material cause
  • Aristotle's development of syllogism
  • The school the philosopher founded
  • Path Aristotle believed led to happiness
  • How to know the fundamental truths of existence

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the philosophy of Aristotle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Aristotle's legacy
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as The Lyceum and fundamental truths of existence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Aristotle's path to happiness

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Aristotle's Philosophy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the influences on Aristotle's beliefs
  • Identify the four basic categories into which scholars divide his work
  • Differentiate between the four categories
  • Understand Aristotle's legacy
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